Jedd Gyorko is there to provide a solid bat in the lineup, and he could very well emerge as one of the league’s best offensive second baseman.
Adam Eaton could evolve into one of the best top-of-the-order hitters in the league.
Josh Rutledge will be a valuable asset for the Rockies this year, and maybe even a star somewhere down the line.
Brandon Belt could become one of the best hitters on a Giants team that relies heavily on its pitching.
If Kenley Jansen could toss 80-90 frames for Los Angeles, he could strike out 130-140 batters with a low ERA and WHIP.
If Shelby Miller reaches his potential, he’ll be just another superstar to come up through the Cardinals’ ranks.
Devin Mesoraco is an x-factor who could provide extra value to a team that’s already one of the best in the big leagues.
With a little time, Starling Marte and the Pirates could make waves throughout baseball.
In the long-term, Jean Segura could be a Brewers fixture at shortstop for the next few years.
Down the line, Anthony Rizzo has the potential to be one of the best offensive players in the league.
Andrelton Simmons is a good bet to win several gold gloves during his career, and he’s shown the ability to stay within himself and make adjustments at the plate.
There won’t be a whole lot of things to look forward to in Miami this season, but watching Jacob Turner develop will be one of them.
The future will only get brighter for Bryce Harper, who has a good chance to develop into a perennial All-Star and MVP candidate.
If he reaches his potential, Domonic Brown could be a potential All-Star. He can offer power, speed, average, on-base percentage and above-average fielding.
Patience at the plate will be the key for Ruben Tejada as he enters the 2013 season.
Known primarily for his glove at the hot corner, Matt Dominguez surprised with his bat by posting a .284 average with five longballs in 31 games for Houston.
Look for Jesus Montero to take a step forward this year, possibly to the All-Star level that many saw in him as he came up through the minors.
If the A’s are going to make the playoffs again, it will be on the strength of their pitching. A.J. Griffin will be a big part of that.
Now at 25 years old, Leonys Martin has to deal with an unenviable burden: replacing Josh Hamilton in the Rangers’ lineup.
Simply put, Mike Trout was the best player in the game in 2012.